TRAVEL TO BORNHOLM AND FOLKEMØDET
Folkemødet is located on the Danish island of Bornholm in the Baltic Sea. Travel to and from Bornholm is either via ferry or plane. Read more about how to travel to Bornholm and Folkemødet below.
With no bridge connecting Bornholm, all travel is via ferry or plane. There are two ferry routes to the island: from Ystad in Sweden or from Køge near Copenhagen. Both arrive in Bornholm's largest port, Rønne.
When taking the ferry, you can go by bus, bike, on foot or in your own car. Most planes to Bornholm depart from Copenhagen Airport, but during Folkemødet several smaller airports in Denmark also have planes flying to and from Bornholm.
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Take the ferry to Bornholm
One of the ways that you can come to Bornholm is via the ferry.
You can take the ferry from Ystad in Sweeden or Køge near Copenhagen.
You can take the ferry with your car, or you can walk on board if you take the bus or train to Køge or Ystad.
Read more and book passage at bornholmslinjen.dk
You can also take the bus directly from Copenhagen to Bornholm via the ferry from Ystad
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Take the plane to Bornholm
When traveling via airplane to Bornholm, you land in Rønne Airport. From there you can go by bus, taxi or car to Folkemødet or other destinations on Bornholm.
DAT offers flights to Rønne from Copenhagen, Billund, Aalborg, Esbjerg, Aarhus and Odense.
Transport on Bornholm
During Folkemødet, there are extra buses to transport the many participants to and from Allinge. All bus schedules and routes can be found at Rejseplanen.dk. All buses depart from and arrive at the Kirkepladsen ("Church Square") at the entrance to the festival.
The local bus company, BAT, recommends that all travelers purchase a ticket directly in Rejseplanens app before boarding. Tickets can also be purchased at Church Square or at BAT's office in Rønne as well as in regional buses.
Access to the festival is only on foot, as during Folkemødet, the harbor town of Allinge is closed off for all through-going traffic. If you arrive by car there are several festival parking lots located around the town.
If you’re traveling by bike, there are several zones for parking bikes located at the entrance points to the festival. It is not allowed to ride your bike on the festival grounds.